November 2017 Highlights

Air Operations Highlights

November 2017

Glendora PD/CovinaPD, November 2, 2017:  PD-1 responded to assist Glendora PD units as they attempted to locate a stolen vehicle.  While checking the area the vehicle was located and a short vehicle pursuit ensued and ended in the City of Covina when the suspect fled on foot.  The Aircrew worked with officers of the Glendora and Covina Police Departments simultaneously to set a containment around the suspect.  A search of the containment area was completed and the suspect was located and arrested without incident.

Alhambra PD, November 3, 2017: PD-1 assisted Alhambra PD officers with a suicidal in the 2000 Block of S. 6th Ave.  The male was suicidal and stated he wanted to be on the 6 O’clock news.  Alhambra PD also received calls of shots fired in this same area.  When the Aircrew arrived on scene, they located the male and were able to coordinate with officers to safely contact him.  The male was detained for a mental health evaluation.

Burbank PD, November 9, 2017:  PD-1 assisted Burbank PD with a vehicle pursuit that traveled on streets through Burbank and into North Hollywood.  The suspect was wanted for theft from a local store at the Empire Center.  In the area of the 134 Freeway and Lankershim Ave. the suspect fled from the vehicle on foot.  The Aircrew managed the pursuit and directed officers to the suspect.  After a short foot chase the suspect was detained and arrested.

Arcadia PD, November 10, 2017: PD-1 assisted Arcadia PD officers with a theft of a bicycle from the Santa Anita Mall. The Aircrew located the suspect riding the bicycle and directed officers to it in the parking lot.  As the Aircrew followed the suspect, the suspect approached a vehicle and stopped with two other males with the vehicle.  When officers arrived all three were detained.  The bike was recovered and the investigation revealed the vehicle was also stolen.  All three suspects were arrested.

Glendale PD, November 17, 2017:  PD-1 assisted Glendale PD officers with a burglary that just occurred in the 600 Block of Columbus.  The Aircrew assisted officers with setting a containment in the area.  Officers then checked the containment area and located the suspect hiding.  The suspect was arrested for burglary.

Pasadena PD, November 18, 2017: PD-1 assisted Pasadena PD officers with a foot pursuit in the area of Lincoln Ave. and Claremont St. As the suspect fled from officers he ran up an embankment and onto the 210 Freeway.  The Aircrew coordinated with other Pasadena PD officers and CHP to safely direct officers to the officer and suspect on the freeway.  The suspect was detained without incident and arrested.

Pasadena PD, November 24, 2017:  PD-1 responded to the area of Foothill Blvd. and Rosemead Blvd. regarding a male exposing himself to passing vehicles.  Once on scene, the Aircrew located a possible suspect and directed patrol officers to him.  When an officer attempted the contact the male, the male fled from the officer on foot for a short distance.  The crew requested additional units to help the officers.  When additional officers arrived on scene the suspect was detained and arrested.

Pasadena PD, November 24, 2017:  PD-1 responded to the area of Colorado Blvd. and Madre Ave. regarding a male subject vandalizing cars with a knife.  The Aircrew located the suspect walking away and followed him until officers contacted him in the area of Del Mar Blvd. and Kinneloa Ave.  The suspect was detained without incident and arrested for vandalism.